The table below looks at the statistics for the CLAS Consultant role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CLAS Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CLAS Consultant
Rank 555 529 494
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -35
Contract jobs requiring a CLAS Consultant 24 35 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.070% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.076% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 17
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£623 £521 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.42% -3.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £659 £623 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £625 £500 £523
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47948 46300 40780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.45% 92.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 29326 27479 23389
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1820 1938 2165
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.65 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

CLAS Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CLAS Consultant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

CLAS Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CLAS Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CLAS Consultant within the UK.

CLAS Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CLAS Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CLAS Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

CLAS Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CLAS Consultant
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CLAS Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -25 19 £620 +16.98% 2
South West -5 10 £546 -7.02%
London -2 8 £620 +14.81% 1
Reading - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
South East - - - -
Andover - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Gloucester - - - -

CLAS Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited CLAS Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with CLAS Consultant in their job title.

1 29 (64.44%) Security Cleared
2 23 (51.11%) SC Cleared
3 21 (46.67%) Information Security
4 17 (37.78%) Risk Management
4 17 (37.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (33.33%) CESG
5 15 (33.33%) CESG CLAS
6 12 (26.67%) RMADS
6 12 (26.67%) Information Assurance
7 10 (22.22%) Security Architecture
8 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (17.78%) Data Protection
10 7 (15.56%) Management Information System
11 6 (13.33%) ITIL
11 6 (13.33%) CISSP
11 6 (13.33%) DV Cleared
11 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (13.33%) Risk Analysis
12 5 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (11.11%) JSP 440
12 5 (11.11%) JSP
12 5 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
13 4 (8.89%) Thin Client
13 4 (8.89%) Fat Client
13 4 (8.89%) Mobile App
13 4 (8.89%) VCP4
14 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
14 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
15 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery

CLAS Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited CLAS Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with CLAS Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) LAN
1 2 (4.44%) WAN
2 1 (2.22%) SSL
2 1 (2.22%) X.509
General
1 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
1 2 (4.44%) Publishing
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) JSP
2 2 (4.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (33.33%) CESG
1 15 (33.33%) CESG CLAS
2 12 (26.67%) RMADS
3 7 (15.56%) Management Information System
4 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (8.89%) Fat Client
5 4 (8.89%) Thin Client
5 4 (8.89%) Mobile App
6 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.22%) PKI
7 1 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (46.67%) Information Security
2 17 (37.78%) Risk Management
3 12 (26.67%) Information Assurance
4 10 (22.22%) Security Architecture
5 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (17.78%) Data Protection
7 6 (13.33%) Risk Analysis
7 6 (13.33%) ITIL
8 5 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
10 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
10 2 (4.44%) Cyber Security
11 1 (2.22%) Mentoring
11 1 (2.22%) Technical Architecture
11 1 (2.22%) Project Management
11 1 (2.22%) Migration
11 1 (2.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 1 (2.22%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 29 (64.44%) Security Cleared
2 23 (51.11%) SC Cleared
3 6 (13.33%) DV Cleared
3 6 (13.33%) CISSP
4 4 (8.89%) VCP4
5 2 (4.44%) Degree
6 1 (2.22%) Postgraduate
6 1 (2.22%) CISA
6 1 (2.22%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (37.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (11.11%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.22%) CA
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle
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